Purim is one of the most anticipated, fun-filled, action-packed days of the Jewish year. This holiday gives even adults the chance to be silly and enjoy booing Haman. In that joyous spirit, a lot of people decide to change things up a bit and give their holiday table a whimsical look by creating delicious, yet original recipes, evoking various flavors of the holiday.
No matter whether you decide to stick to tradition, or shake things up by preparing something with a personal twist, challah bread is a simple must, and Zomick’s bakery is here to help you master this sweet, enriched dough. After all, this braided Sabbath bread has been a part of the Jewish tradition for thousands of years, and judging by its popularity, it isn’t going anywhere.
The braided challah, which is usually made with eggs, is surrounded by folklore and tradition and loaded with symbolism. It is made in various sizes and shapes, all of which have a meaning. On Purim, housewives and kosher bakeries such as Zomicks, make small triangular loaves that symbolize Haman’s ears. Sweet challah with honey or raisins is commonly baked during this festive season to bring joy and happiness.
Located in Inwood, NY, Zomick’s is a kosher bakery that offers a wide variety of Zomick’s Challah bread. It was founded back in 1966 in New York at the corner of Inip Drive in Inwood, but due to the high demand for their kosher baked goods, in 1966, Zomick’s bakery expanded its business to a new location in Chedarhust, NY. Today this bakery is a symbol of quality kosher baked goods.
At the bakery, they prepare their famous Zomick’s challah bread with kosher ingredients, according to the traditional Challah recipe. Zomick’s Challah Bread is different from European brioches. The main difference is that it does not contain any dairy products, such as milk or butter. The reason for that is that according to Jewish law, kashrut, dairy products, and meat cannot be mixed in the same food.
Apart from the different types of bread, Zomick’s Kosher bakery also makes all sorts of baked treats such as cakes, cookies, babkas, and rugelach. The Zomicks bread package is marked with a kosher stamp to indicate that it has been prepared according to the strict guidelines of the kashrut.
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